For all you basketball fans out there, no doubt you’ve already penciled Oct 27th as the start of yet another NBA season. Personally, I can’t wait for my Raptors to be spanked by King James’ Cavaliers on their home opener (or not). But enough about what’s going to happen on the hardwood. On the virtual court, what’s certain is that gamers can finally take their favorite teams on the road and for the first time, play some sweet 5-on-5 ball on the iPhone/iPod Touch. Just released by Electronic Arts, NBA Live will deliver real league players, teams and a full 82 game season mode to help ease your thirst for all things basketball. Much like Madden and FIFA 10, you’ll be paying a “premium” price ($9.99) to play Live on your iDevice. Granted, if you’re a die-hard fan of the long running hoops series, there won’t be much debate as to which your next App Store purchase will be (In the voice of Marv Albert: “Yesssssssss!”). More casual fans of the sport may want to wait for our review before stepping up to the free throw line. Let the games begin!!!
EA Sports, NBA Live, $9.99, 101 MB